Erik Karlsson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Erik Karlsson set to return to lineup on Tuesday

    Ottawa Citizen "Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will make his long-awaited return to the lineup Tuesday against the Vancouver Canucks. “I had the appropriate amount of time to get ready to play again and it’s exciting,” said Karlsson, who missed the opening five games of the regular season while..." October 16

  • Erik Karlsson out another week

    TSN "Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will have to wait until at least another week to make his 2017-18 debut. Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said Wednesday Karlsson would not be joining the team on the Western road trip. Ottawa picked up a shootout win against the Vancouver Canucks..." October 12

  • Erik Karlsson: Doctors removed half of ankle bone

    TSN "Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson told reporters on Wednesday that doctors removed half of the ankle bone in his foot while in surgery to repair tendons in his foot, according to TSN1200's Dean Brown. The defenceman had the surgery in June and finally laced up his skates for the first time..." September 28

  • Ottawa’s depth issues magnified by Karlsson’s absence

    TSN "If there is one thing that the Ottawa Senators cannot afford, it’s to lose superstar defender Erik Karlsson for an extended period of time. In part, that’s why Karlsson had off-season surgery to repair torn foot tendons – to ensure that long-term, the nagging pain goes away. But there are two..." September 19

  • Karlsson’s return may not happen until November

    TSN "Erik Karlsson stood in front of reporters on Monday afternoon wearing a pair of sandals that gave everyone a clear view of his surgically repaired left foot. The Senators captain admitted he's currently forced to wear the open-toed footwear because the scar on his foot keeps opening up when he..." September 11

  • Erik Karlsson not skating yet, 'a long shot' for Senators opener

    Sporting News "Erik Karlsson was in the Big Apple Wednesday, taking part in the NHL's preseason Media Tour, and told The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun that he has not skated since undergoing surgery on his left foot in June and is unsure if he will be ready to play by Opening Night. Later in the day, Karlsson..." September 08

  • Senators’ Erik Karlsson on return date: ‘I’m not really sure’

    Sportsnet "Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson is not skating at the moment and says he doesn’t have a timetable for a return to the ice following off-season foot surgery. Karlsson, who was a finalist for the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman this past season, underwent a procedure in June to..." September 07

  • Karlsson hasn't skated yet; opening-night status unclear "Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is planning to make his 2017-18 season debut in October, but playing opening night is a long shot because he still hasn't skated since having surgery on four torn tendons in his left foot June 14. The Senators open the season against the Washington..." September 06

  • Senators are getting a bargain now, but keep an eye on that Erik Karlsson contract situation

    Pro Hockey Talk "Erik Karlsson wasn’t playing at nearly 100 per cent during the Stanley Cup playoffs — and he was still by far Ottawa’s best player in their run to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. Not only was he Ottawa’s best player, he was often the best player on the ice between the Senators and their..." August 06

  • Karlsson doesn’t regret playing through foot injury during playoffs

    Pro Hockey Talk "Erik Karlsson was Ottawa’s best player in the postseason, despite playing through a foot fracture. The price? Foot surgery that comes with a four-month recovery period. Photos of Karlsson in Las Vegas, using crutches and with a cast on his foot, began to circulate on Twitter on Tuesday, a..." June 21

  • Karlsson expected to be ready for start of season after foot surgery

    Ottawa Citizen "Erik Karlsson is the latest member of the Ottawa Senators to go under the knife. The Senators’ captain, who played through the postseason with two hairline fractures in his foot, had surgery in Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday to repair torn tendons in his left foot. The recovery time is four months..." June 14

  • Erik Karlsson of Senators to have MRI, X-rays on injured heel "Erik Karlsson will have an MRI and X-rays on his injured left heel next week, but the Ottawa Senators defenseman said Saturday he expects to fully recover. Karlsson played the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs with two hairline fractures in his foot. "I'm going to have to go over that this week,"..." May 27